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Earthquake in southwest China

Earthquake in southwest China's Natural Disasters

In the southwestern part of China was a double earthquake that killed at least 20 people. According to preliminary data, the injured were also about 20 Chinese. The main force of an earthquake of 5.7 points, followed by exactly one hour followed by a second episode in a strong 5.6 points, and a series of additional waves flattened or damage to load-bearing structures of about 20 million homes.

The first and more powerful impetus was recorded in the morning on the border of Yunnan and Guchzhou, vibrations felt even residents of Leshan

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Large-scale earthquake in Papua New Guinea

Large-scale earthquake in Papua New Guinea Natural Disasters

In Papua New Guinea in 5:04:56 am on December 14, an earthquake measuring 7.3 magnitude. The epicenter was 89 miles south-southwest of Lae, New Guinea, 123 km north-east of Kerem, New Guinea, and 221 km to the gray-north-west of Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), an earthquake measuring 7.1-magnitude epicenter depth was 121.2 km. The European Mediterranean Seismological Centre said the power of 7.3 points and a depth of 126km.

The biggest disaster after these earthquakes can be landslides that contribute to tropical forest, hills and

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Earthquake in Costa Rica

Earthquake in Costa Rica, Natural disasters

What has happened to. Costa Rica earthquake of 7.6 magnitude has caused several landslides, destroyed many buildings and caused seismic services announced the possibility of a tsunami. In a push two people were killed in the province of Guanacaste, situated right next to the epicenter. Evacuations were 218 patients and all employees of Medical Center Monsignor Sanabria as soon as nine-storey building began to tremble from ground vibrations.

For miles around the destroyed power lines and urban communications, more old buildings leveled. Damage in the form of broken glass, and the interior

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In the south-west of Pakistan earthquake

In the south-west of Pakistan Earthquake Natural Disasters

The earthquake that struck south-western Pakistan in Sibi, Balochistan province, estimated at 5.3 points. As a result of a push from the debris of a house roof child injured. Perhaps there are other deaths and injuries, but at this point in the official sources of this information is available. The scale of damage is also not evaluated.

According to the National Center of seismic observations in Karachi, the epicenter of the earthquake was 196 km south-west of Khuzdar district, located in the center of the province. Given the fact that

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Earthquake off the coast of the Philippines

Earthquake off the coast of the Philippines Natural Disasters

In the area of the Philippines recorded a strong earthquake of magnitude 7.6. The initial magnitude of 7.9 points was slightly reduced, but in any case, a push, occurred at a depth of 34.9 km, was quite serious. The epicenter of the earthquake was located 94 km east of the city and had coordinates Sulangan 10,838 ° N, 126,704 ° E. In the next 90 minutes the appliance was noted six additional tremors of magnitude M5 +. Representatives of the local seismological agencies claim that their power reaches 7.7 points. As

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Japan may be headed for disaster

09.04.2013

The catastrophic earthquake in northern Japan, which took place in March 2011, not fully defused accumulated in this zone tectonic stresses, and in the next year and a half, we can expect a new earthquake of magnitude of about 9.0, RIA Novosti reported with reference to the Alexis Lyubushin seismologist at the Institute Physics of the Earth named Schmidt.

 

 

He presented his report at the European Geosciences

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The earthquake off the coast of El Salvador

The earthquake off the coast of El Salvador Natural Disasters

Late on August 26, 2012 off the coast of El Salvador, an earthquake measuring 7.4. It was followed by aftershocks of magnitude 5.4. At the moment, data destruction or casualties were reported. Tsunami warning was announced in the coastal area of Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, Panama and Mexico after the main shock. Less strong earthquake occurred an hour later. But the warning was withdrawn okeanografom David Walsh after tsunami height was installed near the El Salvador was 10 centimeters.

The earthquake occurred 138 kilometers from

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4 people were killed after an earthquake in Indonesia

4 people were killed after an earthquake in Indonesia Natural Disasters

According to official data, the Indonesian government a strong earthquake that occurred in the northern part of the island, took the lives of four villagers, and several dozen people were injured.

The representative of Indonesia's Department during the Holocaust said the cause of death of four people, including a 9-year-old boy, were brought down the rubble. 12 people have been hospitalized with severe cuts and fractures. An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 occurred in the evening on August 18 at 35 kilometers from the south-east of Palu on

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China recorded strong earthquake

China recorded strong earthquake Natural Disasters

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, August 12, 2012 in the remote areas in the west of Xinjiang province, on the border with Tibet, in shallow water, an earthquake measuring 6.3. Although Kataysky seismologists say that the event has been a force of 6.2 on a 30-kilometer underground. It is believed that the epicenter of the event is located at a depth of 5.6 kilometers in the distance of 280 kilometers from the city of Hotan.

Since it was difficult to assess the damage and the number of victims, rescue teams immediately

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Earthquake in the South Sandwich Islands

Earthquake in the South Sandwich Islands Natural Disasters

December 11 at 7:54:55 local time at the South Sandwich Islands recorded a 6.2 magnitude earthquake with the epicenter at 104 km north-west of. High and 354 km north-north-west of. Bristol. According to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the epicenter of the depth of 115.5 km. According to the EMCS (Society for Electro Magnetic Compatibility) 6.1 earthquake intensity and the depth of 128 km. Victims among the people there, because the island is home to a bird.

Satellite map of the earthquake epicenter

The South Sandwich Islands — a group of sub-Antarctic

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